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Heavy showers pound Mumbai, Thane; 3 killed in rain-related incidents

Heavy showers pound Mumbai, Thane; 3 killed in rain-related incidents

"This is the first extremely heavy rainfall recorded in Mumbai in the current season.

Jun 25, 2018, 11:17 AM IST
 Heavy rains lash Mumbai, results in water-logging and traffic jams; showers to continue, warns weather agency

Heavy rains lash Mumbai, results in water-logging and traffic jams; showers to continue, warns weather agency

Mumbai rains are expected to continue for some time with varying intensity, a weather agency has warned. 

Jun 24, 2018, 21:23 PM IST
Taunted for dark complexion, young woman poisons party food in Raigad; 5 die

Taunted for dark complexion, young woman poisons party food in Raigad; 5 die

 Jyoti Survase, 23, who was upset over being taunted by her relatives for her dark complexion, had confessed to her crime.

Jun 23, 2018, 23:15 PM IST
Man sentenced to 10 years in jail for kidnapping, raping MP girl

Man sentenced to 10 years in jail for kidnapping, raping MP girl

It is reported that the victim somehow managed to escape from their clutches from Juhu village in Navi Mumbai and got in touch with an NGO.

Jun 23, 2018, 13:50 PM IST
Man throws his mother in front of tractor to stop rival from cultivating land

Man throws his mother in front of tractor to stop rival from cultivating land

The accused reportedly wanted to stop his rival from operating a tractor on the disputed land.

Jun 23, 2018, 12:17 PM IST
Maharashtra says big no to plastic, get ready to pay Rs 5,000 penalty for violation

Maharashtra says big no to plastic, get ready to pay Rs 5,000 penalty for violation

The state government had given three months time for the disposal of the existing stocks.

Jun 23, 2018, 12:05 PM IST
Mumbai wakes to fresh burst of weekend rainfall

Mumbai wakes to fresh burst of weekend rainfall

Mumbai can expect heavy rains over the weekend (June 23 and 24).

Jun 23, 2018, 08:29 AM IST
Biennial elections to 11 Maharashtra Legislative Council seats on July 16: EC

Biennial elections to 11 Maharashtra Legislative Council seats on July 16: EC

Polling for 11 seats will be held on July 16 and the votes will be counted after 5 pm same day.

Jun 22, 2018, 22:31 PM IST
Patient alive but ‘body’ handed to family at Maharashtra government hospital

Patient alive but ‘body’ handed to family at Maharashtra government hospital

It was only after the body was brought to the home of the "deceased" Avinash Dadasaheb Bagwade that family members realised it wasn't his.

Jun 20, 2018, 19:15 PM IST
Four of family booked for man's killing

Four of family booked for man's killing

Police have booked four members of a family in connection with the killing.  

Jun 20, 2018, 16:23 PM IST
International Yoga Day 2018: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu to lead celebrations in Mumbai

International Yoga Day 2018: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu to lead celebrations in Mumbai

M Venkaiah Naidu will lead the celebrations at Bandra Reclamation Sealink Promenade in Mumbai.

Jun 20, 2018, 15:41 PM IST
Two Bangladeshi couples get 2-year jail for illegal stay in India

Two Bangladeshi couples get 2-year jail for illegal stay in India

The accused told the police that they did petty works to earn their livelihood.

Jun 20, 2018, 10:53 AM IST
Four killed as car hits auto-rickshaw in Nashik

Four killed as car hits auto-rickshaw in Nashik

Four passengers of the auto-rickshaw died on the spot in the mishap.

Jun 18, 2018, 10:03 AM IST
Bullet trains can wait, Palghar villagers want doctors and medicines first

Bullet trains can wait, Palghar villagers want doctors and medicines first

About 110 km of the 508 km train corridor passes through Palghar. The project requires an estimated 300 hectares across 73 villages, affecting about 3,000 people, in the stretch.

Jun 18, 2018, 07:14 AM IST
BJP, Shiv Sena to clash again in Maharashtra Legislative Council elections

BJP, Shiv Sena to clash again in Maharashtra Legislative Council elections

Davkhare of the BJP will take on Sena's Sanjay More in the Konkan Graduates' seat. The NCP has fielded Najeeb Mulla, who has support of the Congress and other like-minded parties.

Jun 17, 2018, 11:22 AM IST
Girl killed for allegedly refusing to read holy book, Bombay HC directs police to expedite probe

Girl killed for allegedly refusing to read holy book, Bombay HC directs police to expedite probe

While both the accused have been arrested for murder, the police are still probing whether Qureshi had any role to play in the incident.

Jun 16, 2018, 18:01 PM IST
'Harassed' over loan repayment, couple commits suicide

'Harassed' over loan repayment, couple commits suicide

Police recovered a 'suicide note' beside their bodies, which states that both of them were ending their lives as they were fed up with the harassment by five money-lenders from whom they had taken

Jun 16, 2018, 15:03 PM IST
3 Bangladeshis get 10 years imprisonment in a human trafficking case

3 Bangladeshis get 10 years imprisonment in a human trafficking case

On August 21, 2012, the Anti-Human Trafficking Cell of Thane police had conducted a raid and rescued five victims, including two minors.

Jun 16, 2018, 12:20 PM IST
Man arrested for raping, killing 1-year-old girl in Pune

Man arrested for raping, killing 1-year-old girl in Pune

The body of the missing girl was found nearby in the early hours on Friday. A medical examination revealed she was sexually assaulted before her head was smashed against the ground, he said.

Jun 16, 2018, 10:31 AM IST
Varsity official suspended for adding 'Maharaj' to Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar

Varsity official suspended for adding 'Maharaj' to Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar

Vice-Chancellor B A Chopade announced the suspension of Pandey during a meeting of Senate members of the varsity.

Jun 16, 2018, 10:20 AM IST

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